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Using Vimium with Gmail (including Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts)

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If you haven’t already, install Vimium and go mouse free. After a few days of training, your productivity will go up dramatically. Basically, Vimium makes every link in Chrome a keyboard shortcut – a powerful tool to speed up your online productivity.

One issue I had was that Vimium was disabled by default on Gmail. Gmail has many internal keyboard shortcuts, but I have a couple of Gmail extensions that don’t support shortcuts. By installing Vimium I was able to add shortcuts inside Gmail to those extensions.

Inside the Vimium documentation a reference on how to configure Gmail to work with all of the internal shortcuts plus Vimium. But, that page didn’t come up with a Google search.

So, to configure Vimium to work with Gmail (where Gmail shortcuts are on):

How to configure Vimium to work with Gmail.

How to configure Vimium to work with Gmail.

Here is the list of keys to insert into the KEYS field:

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Make sure Gmail keyboard shortcuts are enabled.

Michael CharpUsing Vimium with Gmail (including Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts)

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  • kunal - February 16, 2017 reply

    Thank you very much for this post.

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